Overview

Location – Oldham

Hours – 36 per week

Salary – Dependant on age, £5.90 – £7.38 per hour


Open to people aged: 18 – 24 Years with GCSE or equivalent achievements demonstrating passes at Grade C or above in Maths and English

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in an innovative charity whilst gaining a qualification in Youth Work.

We are looking for someone who can inspire other young people because of their views, background and personal story and experiences of any of the following; the criminal justice system; youth offending services; drug and alcohol services; family support services; social services; looked after children’s services.

We’d like you to have energy and ideas about how to help young people who might be having the same experiences you have had.

The post is based at Positive Steps and the Post-holder will undertake an NVQ Level 2 in youth work.

We know that it is not always easy for young people to tell others they are feeling lonely and isolated.

You will be taking part in a new project to find out how young people in Oldham feel about social isolation and loneliness. You will act as a champion for young people who are experiencing loneliness and will work with others to find better ways to support them

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How to apply

Applicants for the role should download and carefully read the job description above and then send an email telling us;

  • Why you think you are suitable for the role
  • What personal experience you can bring and;
  • How you think you could inspire and support young people.

The maximum word count is 500 Words / 1 Side of A4

Make sure you include all your contact details on the email including name, address, telephone number and email address. 

Let us know if you need help to do this, or ask someone you trust to help you, we don’t want this to stop anyone applying!

APPLICATIONS VIA E-MAIL TO: hr@positive-steps.org.uk

DEADLINE TO APPLY BY E-MAIL OR POST:  5.00pm, Wednesday 6th February 2019

 

The selection process will involve taking part in a group discussion exercise and some informal individual questions for each candidate.

IF WE ARE INVITING YOU TO THE SELECTION EVENT YOU WILL HEAR BY 11th February.

SELECTION EVENT DATE WILL BE: 13th and/or 15th February 2019 at POSITIVES STEPS, SO PLEASE KEEP THIS DATE FREE

We particularly welcome applications from young people who have offended and from all sections of the community regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability.  Positive Steps is committed to Safe Working Practices across their organisations that promote the welfare and safeguarding of children and young people.

Positive Steps will apply for an Enhanced CRB Disclosure with the successful candidate. For information on Disclosures please visit the Criminal Records Bureau website at www.direct.gov.uk

To apply for this job email your details to hr@positive-steps.org.uk